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Egypt Election Results: Mohammed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood Candidate, Announced President

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on June 25, 2012

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Egypt Election Results

After days of delay for the results of its presidential runoff, Egypt has announcedMohammed Morsi as the winner of the election and the country’s new president, the Associated Press reports.

Morsi, the candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood, faced off with former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq after the two candidates collected the most votes in the first round of Egypt’s presidential election.

The days leading up to the runoff proved increasingly tense for Egypt, as judges appointed by former President Hosni Mubarak ordered parliament to dissolve, a blow to the democratically elected and Islamist-dominated governing body.

On the heels of the parliament ruling and in the midst of vote counting, Egypt’s ruling military issued an interim constitution that seemingly deflated whatever power the next president would have. Read the rest of this entry »

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